January 2014

This category contains 12 posts

Lemay Aquatic Center Slated for 2015 Opening, Harsh Winter Slows Construction

There is a new opening date for the Lemay Aquatic Center and it won’t be in 2014. Due to an extremely active winter of snow, ice and frigid weather construction at the site experience delays. The pool will not open this summer as tentatively planned, said Katy Jamboretz, vice president of marketing and communications for … Continue reading

Adopt-A-Family 2013: Thank You To All Those That Participated

St. Louis County’s Adopt-a-Family project pairs individuals or groups from the community with families in need to provide food, clothing, toys, household items, and help with utilities during the Holidays. Each year, St. Louis County Government employees are joined by businesses, faith-based groups and private citizens to make this worthwhile effort a success. The Department of Human … Continue reading

Demolition Program 2013: Results

On February 25th, St. Louis County began demolition of the Glasgow Village Shopping Center in Glasgow Village as a kick-off to a more aggressive effort to eliminate properties in St. Louis County that have been long-vacant and fallen into severe disrepair as a result of fire or abandonment. Abandoned properties are magnets for criminal activity. … Continue reading

Career Corner, Get Hired | January 14th

Grab your resume and let’s get to work.  The St. Louis County Division of Workforce Development is constantly working to create more opportunities to keep our residents employed.  Here’s what’s coming up on January 14, 2014… DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE

It’s Not Too Late To Get A Flu Shot!

Think it’s too late to get a flu shot? You’d be wrong! Both the Saint Louis County Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC) recommend that EVERYONE six months of age and older be vaccinated against the seasonal flu every year. Despite this, only about 40% of Americans have … Continue reading

Mosaic Project Director Going To Washington DC To Talk Immigration Reform

Betsy Cohen, Project Director of the St. Louis Mosaic Project, will be talking to national legislative staff members on January 15.  Sponsored by the American Immigration Council, the goal is for St. Louis to join with two other Midwest communities from Michigan and Iowa, and share with lawmakers how important immigration reform will be to … Continue reading

Pothole Season Is Upon Us, What Do We Do?

It’s the middle of the pothole season, and roving repair squads from St. Louis County’s Department of Highways and Traffic are patching the pavement cavities wherever they find them. And the driving public can do its part to eradicate the seasonal problem, as well. Officials encourage drivers to call Highways and Traffic’s Service Request bureau … Continue reading

Recycle Christmas Trees, Lights And Have More Fun In County Parks

Recycle Your Natural Christmas Tree Wondering how and where to dispose of your natural Christmas tree after the holidays? Saint Louis County Parks and the Missouri Department of Conservation have teamed up to put your retired trees to good use. Saint Louis County Parks is accepting used natural Christmas trees to create fish habitats in … Continue reading

New Funding for Innovative Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

The St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund is launching a new funding cycle to review projects that take an innovative approach to addressing behavioral health needs of children and youth.  The Discovery Initiative will support projects lead to breakthrough ideas that shape the future of mental health and substance abuse care. The pool for the … Continue reading

Lockerdome Makes Room For County Office Of Emergency Management

The St Louis County Office of Emergency Management first joined social media in March 2011 with the addition of Twitter (@stlcooem) to their existing Nixle alert service. We added a Facebook presence in October 2011. We joined Pinterest in November 2012 and went live with our Google+ account this past August. Multiple channels allow residents … Continue reading